Robert Ffrench

Executive Director, Valley African Nova Scotian Development Association (VANSDA)

In his 20th year as Executive Director for the organization,while overseeing the day to day operation and staff, under his leadership the organization has grown in prominence and continues to expand its services offered.

"From offering programs dealing with issues related to Employment, Justice, Immigration, Entrepreneurship, Education, Tourism and more, the organization continues to strive towards eliminating the challenges encountered by many seeking the security of stable meaningful employment. The real challenge remains however, to advance the community forward to a point where diversity becomes the norm."